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oyster company at point reyes national seashore today sued the federal government for the right it to stay in that park. owners of the drake's bay oyster company are angry that the interior secretary has refused to renew their special use permit to operate the company inside the park. the suit claims the government's environmental impact review violated federal rules and failed to provide enough public notice. park service staff claim the oyster company endangers the wild nature of point reyes national seashore. >>> the strange saga of john mca fee continues today with word he is in guatemala seeking asylum. the anti-virus software founder posted a message on his blog today saying he escaped from belize. he says he is meeting with guatemalan officials today and if all goes well he'll do a press conference tomorrow. authorities in belize want to talk to him as a pen of interest in the murder of his neighbor. he claims he's innocent. >>> sonoma county firefighters are work to be determine the cause of a fire that left a house a total loss. crews from twelve agencies raced to stadl
- minute deal with civil rights attorneys. instead of a government takeover, oakland police agreed to a compliance director appointed by a judge and paid for by the city. cbs 5 insider phil matier says both sides can claim a partial victory. >> reporter: the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. but most importantly what they avoid is a complete federal takeover something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could also lead to the judge telling them don't have enough cops and ordering them to hire more. >> according to the "oakland tribune," this makes oakland the first city in the nation to have its police command staff under the authority of a court- appointed director. >>> 5:05 now. crime was the issue for hundreds of people at an oakland town hall meeting last night. the mayor jean quan admitted oakland is seeing more violent crime specifically robberies in the city. she talked about the changes she says are needed in oakland. >> we have to have more police officers and we also have to have
government passed a resolution banning the charity from bell-ringing, from actually collecting any type of donations on campus because they say they are allegedly antigay. discriminating allegedly against gay and lesbian persons in their soup kitchens, offcampus, and trying to prevent federal funding from going to lbgt causes. while students here on campus have mixed feelings about that. >> always support the salvation army. i didn't know they were antigay, homophobics. >> donating to the salvation army sun -- doesn't mean you're prejudiced against gays and lesbians. just means you want to help people. reporter: in a statement salvation army says it believes all people are equal regardless of sexual oren addition and say, we firmly oppose the mistreatment of lgbt persons. salvation army told me by phone that it does not do any bell-ringing on campus or anywhere without permission. student government here would also like a complete ban, an outright ban of the salvation army in the future. students here, actually uc berkeley is considering that. we're live on the uc berkeley camp pows ton
and joins us now with what he found. >> reporter: it shows a government that has fraud and a large state of departments perpetrated in a number of ways. from april 2011 through june 2012 there were more than 1,400 investigations and 15 cases in a loss to the state. >> taxpayer money should be handled carefully. >> reporter: in some cases a courier were charged. >> unfortunately human beings being how we are. some people will take advantage of situations. >> reporter: the state athletic commission overpaid 18 inspectors nearly 119,000 hours in overtime. >> less time on bills more time on oversight, you do it in local government and it's better in local government. so people have to be held accountable. >> reporter: and the natural resources agency circumvented by reimbursing $48,000 to pay for their commutes to and from work. the state is grateful for the whistle blowers that came forward. >> typically it's another state employee that sees that something is going on and something wrong is happening and they report it to us. >> they should be honored as you know taxpayer heros. citizen he
but this week surfaced in guatemala to seek asylum. he says he is the victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >>> i had to leave but the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belizian government. now that i'm in a safe place, i can speak freely. >> mcafee still may face deportation though back to belize. >>> the egyptian army now has tanks outside the presidential palace in cairo amid worsening clashes between protestors and supporters of the syrian government. overnight, violence killed five people and injured more than 600 others. mohamed morsi critics began protesting two weeks ago when the president gave himself unrestricted power. >>> an norms u.s. official says secretary of state hillary clinton plans to meet with russian diplomats and a u.n. peace envoy for syria. the civil war ramped up in recent days with violent attacks and the u.s. fears syria's leader bashar assad is closer to using chemical weapons against anti-government rebels. >>> a new warning about a baby recliner titled to several infant deaths. >> plus
the regional spokesman for i.c.e. said: "the federal government alone sets these priorities and places detainers to ensure that dangerous criminal aliens are not released from prisons and jails into our communities." in california, i.c.e. has deported 82,000 illegal immigrants under s-com. a spokesman says three-quarters had already been removed before and didn't elaborate on the attorney general's decision today. in the newsroom, grace lee, cbs 5. >>> police say an attack on an autistic teenager was a random crime. but they say they have their man. oakland police arrested gary atkinson for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 16-year- old. the teenager had left her group home on college avenue in oakland last tuesday. she was found in san francisco two days later. police say she was taken there by force. >> no connection to the suspect and she did not go -- it wasn't -- she went there against her will. she was taken there against her will. >> police say they are charging atkinson with three counts of rape, two counts of kidnapping, and committing lewd acts on a child. police also say
and antioch as they look for a suspect of a murdered man. >> the student government at u-c berkeley wants to ban salvation army bell ringers from campus. we'll explain why. >> dallas cowboys defensive tackle josh brent taken into custody after a crash that killed one of his teammates. we'll have details on that investigation coming up. >> i'm marty gonzalez. ysabel duron is off today. we'll have more on our top stories in a moment. but first, let's get a quick check of your forecast with janu >> good morning. as for this afternoon, we will have sunny skies and warmer temperatures compared to yesterday with authorities. for this evening it is going to be cool inland. mostly clear we could see some fog again. taking a look at temperatures in the north bay. a bit warmer in the 50s. with mid 40's for the east bayshore as we go for the afternoon. we will get to the 60s mid-60s an antioch, livermore, 68 in oakland to. 54 in half moon bay fior59 in the santa rosa. and mid-60s fort san rafeal. your full forecast, coming up with mid- >> new this morning. police in antioch are investigating a homic
to hold firm against atemtss to cut government spending in social security and medicare. the message for move on progressives cut the tax cuts for the wealthyest americans, and do not cut social security and medicare benefits. >> we have to make sure we tax the rich. people making over $200,000, people over 200,000 a year should be able to pay more to get ous out of this economic mess wall street has done. >> 50 people gathered outside of the ssa office in oakland. among them, oakland congressman barbara lee. >> i'm going back to washington, d.c. tomorrow. to continue to fight the good fight. you have a resistance movement. >> lee says resist cuts. and medicare and social security hang on to 40% of what the government spends. >> we have to raise the revenue from areas where we know there is ways to be having some savings. >> lie could not name a single program. members vowed to call speaker of the house to tell him no cuts to services. >> when president says i want to balance the budget does he say no cuts? >> i think he is saying he won't cut service autos that is what they're sayin
the fiscal cliff deadline, government workers have joined the push but they want to make sure they're not cut out of the deal. >> federal employees that i represent have offered up $103 billion to the federal deficit. >> reporter: jd cox of the american federation of government employees say they can't afford anymore cuts and going over the fiscal cliff will impact millions of americans. >> there would be a lot of federal employees who would be furloughed or riffed and would lose their jobs. >> reporter: economists say the combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases that will kick in january 1st if congress and the president don't reach an agreement could plunge the country back into recession. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >> the house is scheduled to formally adjourn by the end of the year on december 14th but house majority leader says they will stay in session until a cred credible solution is worked out. >>> it could be a big day in the battle o of same sex mainly. the -- marriage. the justices are being asked to overturn a lower court ruling that the prop 8 ban
to assure his safety but is back in the palace today. >>> in syria, battles between government and rebel forces are closer to president assad. there are reports of fighting just outside the capital city of damascus increasing fears the syrian government may start using chemical weapons. meanwhile, u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon has hinted he would not favor an asylum deal for assad even as a way to end syria's civil war. >>> silicon valley pioneer john mcafee is now in guatemala seeking asylum after spending weeks in hiding. mcafee, who founded the santa clara software security company, is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" in a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> 4748 now. new york police say a suspect is in custody and has implicated himself in the death of a man who was pushed on a subway track. ki-suck han died after being hit by a train at times square. han is shown in a confrontation with a suspect in a surveillance video shortly before being shoved on the track. witnes
or government officials say entire families were washed away. more than 310,000 people have lost their homes as the typhoon struck on tuesday. >> the bay area quality management district has received a 1 million grant $1 million grant from the u.s. department of energy to help more local companies use alternative fuel for their vehicles and fleets. the gravel goes towards the california floods in wordplay alternative fuel project which aims to reduce barriers for companies and governments to use alternative fuel. such as issues with permitting. the gravel watch and february and will continue over a two-year period. a report finds a the states themselves agency needs more independent oversight and recommends a restructuring to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. the institute of medicine says too many board members on the california institute for rich in art of medicine represent schools that receive funding. california voters in 2004 proposition 71 that form the seat i are am. as distributor about 1.3 billion in grants. california >> california is suing delta air lines over the lac
now the government is warning americans to be prepared. >>> you heard of smuggling drugs or even people. how about a t-rex? the lengths some are going to in order to own a piece of history. >>> we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> we're going to have to see the rates on the top 2% go up. we're not going to be able to get a deal without it. >> president obama draws a hard line on taxes. >> republican and the white house both have offers on the table on how to resolve the nation's fiscal cliff crisis. >> we wasted an enormous amount of time here, sparring back and forth in public. it's a good time to get serious. >> let's just go over the [ bleep ] cliff. because you know why? at least for a few seconds, it will feel like we're flying. >>> this morning, police are questioning a man in that deadly subway push. they say he has implicated himself in the crime. >>> duchess of cambridge is continuing to feel better. >> australian radio station was able to pose as the queen, get information on the phone about kate's health. >> want to see
the fiscal cliff after the president suggested a deal could be reached in a week. government issues new warning about reverse mortgages that give seniors immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity. today the obama administration will recommend seniors be careful before signing one. new starbucks likely coming to a neighborhood near you, planning to open 1500 more cafes over the next five years, averaging two ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> good morning. 5:14. live look san francisco looking across the bay into oakland and east bay, something is happening in the east bay. yes! the raiders game! [ laughing ] >> that was
emergency. >> he had two heart attacks last night. >> reporter: mcafee had a different story. a government doctor who examined him agreed saying his heart rhythm and blood pressure were normal. mcafee arriving in guatemala after refusing to speak to authorities in belize about the shooting death of his neighbor. he thinks the murder is a home invasion gone wrong and he says he thinks the belize government wants to kill him. >> it's a convenient thing for him. the next door neighbor got killed now we can do something. we can get him. >> reporter: the belize police deny they want to kill him calling him bonkers. in miami, phil keating, fox news. >>> a stretch of highway 1 is still closed and will remain closed at least until tomorrow at noon. traffic is barred for about 5 miles between jenner and timber cove. detours are in place. >>> low clouds and fog are trying to form out there right now. the temperatures are dropping. the forecast overnight lows are in the upper 30s and low 40s. coincidentally dewpoint temperatures are in the low 40s. most areas like napa. vallejo, concord, you're going
on money laundering. federal government selling off rest of shares in aig that closes books on biggest bailout shares worth eight billion dollars which means the government made a profit. record number of packages in the fed, pipeline this morning after busiest shipping -- the fedex pipeline this morning after its busiest shipping day. yesterday afternoon more than 19 million packages. beyonce and pepsi have a new partnership, besides the super bowl, beyonce will appear on everything from soda chance to store displays the deal thought to be >>> good morning. brr, 5:13 live look on the embarcadero it is clear out there you can feel the cold. mike is tracking temperatures as low as mid 30s especially north and east bay valleys, rain he says will be arriving tonight. >>> neighborhood watch volunteer charged the shooting death of a florida teenager will be back in court this morning. defense attorneys will ask a judge to end the 24 hour gps monitoring of george zimmerman in the fatal shooting his lawyer wants him to be move outside the county he lives in. zimmerman was charged with second
is a victim of a government conspiracy in belize. >> the story has to get out. i have documentation that proves the intense corruption at all levels of the belize government. now that i'm in a safe place i can speak freely. >> mcafee's arrest was for entering guatemala illegally. he could face deportation back to belize. >> that is kuwait a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >> that's quite a story. >> bizarre. >> i guess. >>> state lawmakers get a great deal on improvements to cars they now own, new tires, gps upgrades. guess what. you paid for it. >> and glittering black marble. images of the earth like you have never seen before. coming your way. ,, ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, rock using cloud- free night new weather >>> this is earth after hours in a big way. nasa constructed throbbing at our little rock here using cloud-free night images from a new weather satellite. it is our best look yet at what our planet looks like with all the lights turned on there. check it out. as one scientist put it, unlike humans, the earth never sleeps. >> that's a cool image. >> beautiful. >>> now what sells cool
of thousands of the jobs all over california could be affected, allison? >> 135 government workers in california could lose their jobs if there is no deal on those spending cuts that kick in at the end of the month. they say not only to plan for the cuts but that has changed. they are preparing to slice about 10% of their budget. experts are looking at 135 defense employees could lose their jobs but experts say there is still time to reach a deal and avoid those major lawsuits. >> nobody wants to reach a deal more than i. i will be ready to sit down with the president and solve this. >> reporter: they could be hit the hardest and i will have more about it during my next update on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> they are looking at grant money from the environmental protection agency. each student could be awarded a large sum of money. stanford's group wants to disinfect drinking water in bangladesh. in april they go to washington d.c. to prevent their work to a panel of scientists and the winner gets a second grant up to $90,000. >>> local governments are asking the president to c
'll tell you where it is happening now. >>> 8:5. the federal government is suing a company that makes baby products. >> baby matters produces the nap nanny and chill infant recliners. the consumer products safety collision had ordered a recall after -- safety commission had ordered a recall after an infant died after using the nap nanny. >>> megabus is offering a deal, the low cost city-to-city express bus company is giving out 200,000 free tickets. megabus is known for selling a few seats on each bus for just $1 per trip. the company recently resumed service in the u.s. with a hub in san francisco. >>> a gay blogger will be in a san francisco croom because of a controversial foe -- san francisco courtroom because of a controversial photo. >>> the rain has moved out but some fog has moved in. >>> a look at 101 in san francisco. kind of slow going as you make your way to the bay bridge. we'll have more traffic hot spot the later -- hot spots later. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature co
more. >> if the use the government has there where you will never see salvation army bell ringers like this on campus ever again. >> i think it has gone too far. i would disagree with the >> . if they have they have their beliefs perhaps they're discriminating against the beliefs of very celebration army. >> they passed a >> there are certainly mixed relations on mess. >> i feel like there are relations-zionist aggression should be on bigger people. if something is this golden state division of the salvation army saying that it is totally false that the only requirement for service from the salvation army is a demonstrated need. >> i would disagree with discrimination in any form especially based on one's gender. >> our messages from uc- berkeley were not returned and they have not been contacted. it is also saying that deaf bell ringers. have not been on cap -- the salvation army bell ringers have not been on the campus and at least five years. phillipe djegal, kron 4 news. >> sean moffett died of head trauma on october 30th of the just two days after he was hurt during street celebra
fiscal cliff -- at the apparent dead-lock in washinton. now -- some government agencies are making contingency plans, just in case. emily schmidt shows us the possible impact on agencies that regulate food safety. >> "oh, i like this one" >> preparing for the holidays at paul and tressa bennett's house is a reminder of something else just around the corner , a fiscal cliff deadline that's personal here. >> "i can't imagine funding being cut at this point. it would be tragic". >> tressa is worried mandatory budget cuts would hurt food safety inspection that's mattered to her since her twins were born in 1999. >> 'chloe was in the hospital for two weeks, luke for three" >> she and her babies got listeria poisoning from meat she ate while pregnant. the centers for disease control says contaminated food sickens about 48 million people a year, 3000 people die, so the fda and the usda's food safety and inspection service are charged with protecting the food supply. an 8-point-2 percent budget cut translates to a combined $157 million dollars. there's no word exactly what cuts would mean
% of the nation would never vote for them because they are too dependent on government services. >>> north korea just extended the launch period for a controversial rocket launch. now, the u.s. believes north korea uses launches like this to test technology for missiles that could be used to hit the u.s. but north korea insists the launches are only aimed at putting a satellite into satellite -- a satellite into orbit. >>> well, nelson mandela is in the hospital. he's getting care that's kint with -- that's consistent with his age, it's reported. he became south africa's first black president in 1994. he's now retired from public life. >>> coming up on 7:1. a sexual assault -- 7:18. a sexual lawsuit against the monetary fund could be settled in court. the lawsuit is against strauss- kahn by a housekeeper last year. today, the lawyers on both sides will update the judge on the status of the negotiations. >>> secret files on los angeles area priests accused of child sex abuse could soon become public. thousands of pages of top- secret church documents were kept for decades by the roman catholic ar
with the spokesman for i.c.e. said: "the federal government alone sets these priorities and places detainers to ensure that dangerous criminal aliens are not released from prisons and jails into our communities." in california, i.c.e. has deported 82,000 illegal immigrants under s-com. a spokesman says three-quarters had already been removed before and didn't elaborate on the attorney general's decision today. 62,000 of those had convictions but they were trivial and some were detained for running stop signs or a broken taillight. >> i'm wondering if money plays into this at all. >> well, right now the way it stands is that if a local municipality holds someone for 48 hours, the feds don't reimburse them the money so the local people are the ones footing the bill for i.c.e. at this point. >> all right. thank you. >>> mini spy planes could soon what patrol the skies over alameda county. the sheriff's office says it needs the remote-controlled drones for emergencies and deputy safety. but cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo says activists are worried big brother is on board. >> reporter: the alamed
leaders say they're afraid if the government limits the deduction people would drastically cut back on their donation. >> that means there will be less opportunity for people to be fed. there will be less nights of care provided for those who are homeless. there will be less service for disaster situations. >> some republican pros pose limiting all itemized tax deductions, but president obama wants to increase tax rates for the wealthiest 2% of americans instead. >>> government regulators are taking action against a baby recliner company. the consumer product safety commission filed a complaint against pennsylvania-based baby matters to stop the sale of the nap nanny. four infant deaths are associated with a rauled version soft that recliner and one death is associateed with the newest version called the chill. the owner of the company posted a message on the web site saying no infant has ever been hurt when the nap nanny is use aid cording to instructions. >>> christmas is coming to the state cop toll and it's happening live right now. want to show yao a live picture here from sacr
were down for government and finacial jobs.like banking and real estate. overall, hiring is happening. in sf justine waldman kron 4 and >>jacqueline: that dense fog is likely to occur again. the bay bridge toll plaza with mainly clear skies as we take a look at our current temperatures. still in the upper kitties foremost locations but only to degrees in daly city, 55 degrees in novado, 50 in vallejo. we will see a chilly night tonight with upper-50s --mild temperatures. caho >>pam: people in the south bay are fed up with the roodamaged roads. . >> coming up at 530 what started as a phone pranks against the orioles is taking a tragic turn. a nurse is dead. against the taking a tragic turn. a nurse is dead. against the -- look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problem
: good morning to you. some call the plan sneaky. others say it will improve safety. now, the government wants to make it mandatory for your car to get one of those so-called black boxes, like they have on airplanes, that could tell all if you get in a crash. many politicians worry about investigative reporters. lieutenant governor timothy murray of massachusetts crashed this government vehicle, it's his own car that did him in. murray told police he had his seat belt on and claimed he wasn't speeding. but a black box like this revealed he was actually traveling unbelted at more than 100 miles per hour. you're probably used to hearing about black boxes helping investigators solve airplane crashes. but car manufacturers have quietly placed similar devices in more and more vehicles. turning our own cars into snitches. >> wasn't that good of -- very nervous. >> reporter: former new jersey governor jon corzine found that out, getting seriously hurt in this crash. only to have a data recorder reveal to the world, the governor himself didn't have a belt on, while the state trooper driving him
, however. >>> and a north bay oyster company is fighting an eviction order by the federal government. a 40-year agreement between the park service and drinks bay oyster company expired last month. the park service says the company's operations threaten endangered species in the area. but now the owners have filed a complaint in court saying the interior department's denial of a permit extension violates federal law. but meanwhile, oysters are turning up in a surprisingly new place. >> about a hundred of them were discovered in the vallejo municipal arena. as don ford tells us, it is a sign the ecosystem there is starting to recover. >> reporter: the city of vallejo was dredging their public marina when they dug something up. something no one expected. something odd, says marina manager. >> i've been here since 23 years and i've never seen these guys before. >> reporter: california oysters. although small and not too many, these oysters are sensitive to water quality. folks here believe it's a good sign. >> obviously, the water's getting better. quality's getting much improved, which is ver
in the shooting death of his next door neighbor. mcafee believes he is a victim of a government conspiracy. the story has to get out. i have documentation that improves the intense corruption. now that i'm in a safe place. >> mcafee was arrested for entering guatemala illegally. he is facing deportation. >> the dungeness crab season got started and already the boats are idle. crabbers are on strike. we are hearing some restaurants are running low on crab. the problem, bubbled to the surface sunday when crabbers heard that fish brokers were going to drop the price from $3 a pound to as low as $1.80. >> it's been a year since state lawmakers lost a sweet perk. their free cars. many were so fond of their rides they decided to buy them back. they made a few improvements first and guess who is paying for that. >> reporter: three days before state senator surrendered her state issued prius she got a 55 point vehicle inspection, new water pump. state tax pairs paid more than $800. then she bought the car for personal use. her staff declined comment. according to an associated press report, 47 of
government will do about the decriminalization of pot at the state level since marijuana is still illegal on the federal level. >>> lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people are better at managing their money than the average american! a survey found they earned more, saved more, have less debt, and are better prepared for retirement. they carried about $4,000 less debt than the american. uncertainty about the future of gay rights likely prompts many members of the community to be especially careful about their money, they say. >>> coming up, cal's new football coach, sonny dykes, is introduced to the bay area. and only two days after losing his father, dennis allen returned to the field. >>> the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year is always on kron4! the biggest party and spectacular fireworks will all be on kron4's new year's live show, hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone w
california must be disciplined. >> the government's monthly jobs report better than expected last month, showing the economy added 146,000 new jobs in november. bringing unemployment rate to 7.7 prgs, that is lowest in four years. california farmers want to hire more, but can't knlt. a report shows 61% reported having a shortage of workers on the farm. waits worse for farmer growsing labor intensive crops like vegetables and crop crops -- grapes. 71% said they're short on employees. the pew report says the number of unauthorized immigrants commonly known to worng farms remained constant over three years. >> pilots at american airlines approved a new labor contract. the union addressed -- announced results today saying 74% of the pilots voted to ratify the contract. pilots will pay pay raises and own 13% of the parent company, likely clearing the way with a merger with u.s. airway autos san francisco school officials invited america's toughest p1Ñ wria letter after denying them a chance to speak to their class in person. the sheriff happens to be in san francisco for a conference. he re
be concerned that the tax deduction for chair writ believe a giving would be cut saving the government money. private wealth advisor says it can make sense to get more bang for your donation buck. it would help charities this year, but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> but the uncertain financial future is also causing fear. >> and many people are afraid to make any move, so then there is paralysis because if you don't know what is coming and you try to stay as liquid as you can. we try to hold on to what we have. you are not as willing to donate or spend in general. >> st. anthony's is seeing this as well. >> some of the people who traditionally have given us end of year stock donations. we are seeing about half of those coming through. joy st. anthony's -- >> st. anthony's is optimistic their donors will come through. >> it is thr is a real sense of compassion. >> and he agrees. he says some wealthy people may donate less if it benefits them less.
. ago am -- >> ama: the federal government is planning for the possibility of cuts. the white house ordered the military to plan on slashing 500 billion from the military, and funding for schools well be cut 8.2%. some outside a void the cliff including eliminating the tax deduction for charitable donations and home owners will not be able to deduct their interest, and this area, nobe. north oakland, berkeley and emeryville. >> one business owner says the name nobe may be young and new and fresh but the old name is fine. residents would like this area to remain the golden gate district of north oakland. >> amelia has lived in the north oakland house for 30 years. >> this is a long-standing north oakland community being swallowed up by real estate agents. reporter: she does not like the idea that real estate agents and brokers are selling her neighborhood as nobe. north oakland, berkeley, and emeryville, she says it's a plan to sanitize the year and boast prices. >> we're being a pawn right now in this game of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland as only the bad
. they believe economic growth is the first, most important need of this country, which means get the government to stand down, quit interfering, quit obstructing growth. >> okay. >> in so many ways, not the least of which is the epa, and you've got a the lot of members of congress that agree with that. >> leader, you are leading freedom works, an organization of tea party people. i want to ask you about that record because freedom works spent $40 million in the last election, and you had less than 1 in 4 of a winning record on the candidate you backed. was it the organization, or is the tea party weakened? >> no, i don't think that's at all. we had a lot of candidates, quite frankly, that did dumb things out there. once the candidate wins the primary, becomes the republican nominati nomination, the republican party has an obligation to that candidate. i don't think the republican party schooled their candidates very well or supported their candidates very well. we had at least two candidates that should have won, that frankly lost because they said some stupid things on the subject that their p
. the other case is from new york, it challenges the defense of marriage act that requires the government to deny federal benefits to legally married gay couples. it was passed in 1996 and signed by president clinton. reaction in san francisco's castro district included a range of emotions. yesterday's decision means same sex couples in california must put marriage plans on hold. they could have started marrying pleadly if the court denied review. activists say they feel some momentum from the november elections. >> three states legalized same sex marriage just a month ago. the tide is shifting. >> i want it to be tackled. i want to get married and i want to be married in any state. >> many people say they are happy the court will address the issue but they say they understand that the possibility the ruling may go against the very thing they are fighting for. >> opponents of same sex marriage believe the justices will see things there way. >> we are confident that the court is going to up hold the right of the people to amend their own constitution. >> the man who wrote proposition
was admitted to a hospital in south africa saturday for unspecified reasons. government officials have said the 94-year-old icon is comfortable and undergoing tests. mandela spent 27 years in prison for fighting racist white rule. he became south africa's first black president in 1994 and served one five year turn he has since retired from public life. >>> illness forcing secretary of state clinton she is fighting a symptom virus. her trip will involve -- a symptom virus. her trip will involve -- >>> new government report says there are fewer homeless vets in u.s. according to house and urban development, percentage of homeless veterans dropped by 7% in 2011. hud says the number of available beds in shelters and long term housing have increased over the past five years. helping the numbers go down advocates welcome the new figures but there's still a long way to go. >>> coming up, the gift a lot of drivers across the country are getting at the pumps. >>> meet the bear cubs that are quickly becoming a hit on the internet. how you can get in on their antics, live. >>> good morning. 5:24. look
party. >> republicans should not be conceding that the federal government needs more money negotiating with ourselves entry in the president's proposal like it is serious. >> gop senator jim demint said anti-government anti- tax paris. >> there are some that want to go the politically expedient route to give the president what he wants to get out of this mess. >> he is hardly the conservative upset with house republican leaders. the conservative action networks in this alert supporters sang card rep tell your representative tax hikes are not part of the solution. the e-mail included a not so subtle threat saying this infamous pledge cost george h. w. bush reelection. >> read my lips. >> aware of the potential blow back that could imperil his leadership john boehner careful to include in other proposal leaders. including paul ryan who spent months on the campaign trail ordinance against tax increases. >> we will cut tax rates for small businesses and work with the family. >> house gop sources tell cnn they hope conservative black less is proof that we try to compromise. >> the house rep
cuts to the food stamp program. >>> aig is selling off most of its profit and the government will end up with a profit of $22 billion, to many people's surprise. aig was rescued in 2008 just before it had to file for bankruptcy. now aig executives say the company may be able to pay a dividends to the shareholders by next summer. >>> we're learning about an up expected new fee that's part of the reforms. it's a temporary $63 per person fee designed to help pay for people with preexisting conditions. it will hit health plans affecting 9 0 million americans. the -- 90 million americans. the fee will start in 2014. it will last about three years. most of that fee will be passed on to workers. >>> well, some better news this morning, about childhood obesity nationwide. several big cities say obesity rights are actually going down. "the new york times" says new york city, los angeles, philadelphia, anchorage and kerney, nebraska all reported declines in obesity. they are not sure what is contributing to the decline because those cities have had programs fighting childhood obesity for years.
president mohammed morsy... clashed with anti-government protesters. morsy supporters drove anti- government protesters from the grounds of the presidential palace. but morsy opponents pushed back. both sides exchanged rocks and fireworks, before the anti- morsy protesters were pushed back again. it is still unclear if anyone was hurt in the latest exchange. many in egypt believe, unfair and an attempt by morsy to grab more power. jazz legend dave brubeck has coming up.. how the musician's legendary life- long work news at 6. a legend of jazz music has died. dave brubeck passed away from heart failure today brubeck was in connecticut when he died. the pianist and of america's greatest jazzhe was also designated as a "living legend" by the u-s star status with recordings such as "take five" and "blue rondo a la turk." he also broke racial barriers, playing in black in the 19-50's. .. and refusing to play in segregated venues.. brubeck was born in concord, california..he would have tomorrow. and a reminder.. you can catch all your entertainment news right here on kron-4. the insid
-husband recognized her in the surveillance. and she complained that the government stole her baby she makes a cradling gesture. records confirm that she lost custody child. the issue were the same outfit in the bank, her arrest, and the you tube video that could center down the tubes. cnn and coffeejeanne mos... >> coming up, much quieter than the yesterday's commute. with yesterday's fog, janu. >> good morning a. we are taking a look at the satellite and radar with high pressure building on the eastern pacific ridge. it will keep us rain-free. with that dense fog and breaks of sunshine for the afternoon and partly cloudy and cooler conditions. taking a look of fog tracker 4 still areas of dense fog but by 10:00 a.m. still some breaks of sunshine. and for the evening, some southern portions of the east bay shore in the east bay valley. a pretty nice start with vallejo, half moon bay. 56 in the sunnyvale. we will still be dealing with widespread 50s. but by noon, the 60s will be indicated by the rain. that is where the afternoon highs are headed. it will still be widespread 50s. taking a loo
in washington president obama is meeting with washington to discuss the fiscal cliff. the automatic government spending cuts that will kick in. republicans and the white house sent to have finally found some common ground both sides agreeing that tax revenue and reductions in entitlement spending for programs like medicare are key elements of this bill. republicans may be softening on raising taxes for the wealthy americans. the white house may be bending on accepting greater spending cuts for medicare and possibly raising the medicare retirement age 65 age from 65 to 67. >> thank you mark. we will take a quick break the time is 6:38. we are following the weather. we have quite a bit of rain coming down quite a bit in the bay area especially in the east bay. george is following a hot spot in interstate 80, a backup sonically basically from berkeley up to the cartoonist bridge. george will let us know why and what is going (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news starts now. >> thanks for watching kron fours bay area news channel. here are the top st
, it is not legal and you can't do that until they make rules for opening shops. now the federal government is reminding everybody, marijuana is not legal under federal law. >> couldt graduations. >>> it is now legal for same -- congratulations. >>> it's now legal for same sex couples to marry in seattle. dozen have lined up outside the administration building shortly after they assigned the new video. we want to show you a photo of kate middleton leaving the hospital with her husband prince william and what went wrong during her stay and we will have more on why the hospital is now apologizing. >>> they are hoping to cash in on a big promise. joining us from sunny veil, with details, you have to bring us back some soup and bread. >> okay, i will do that, pam, just for you, but that big promise, free sourdough bread for the entire year. >> reporter: check out this line, the first person in line showed up and we are live at the latest area in sunny veil california and some people have come out as far as new york but we are here with ross. how are you doing? tell us what people can expect? >>
scrutiny from government regulators over this proposal made by c. l. reed hastings in july. securities and exchange commission's analysis to net flicks and hastings regarding the pose on the account. hastings wrote of facebook that monthly viewing on net flicks had exceeded 1 billion hours in june. the sec is that it says and that is material and best information that that must be disclosed as close a regulatory filing or press release. the company says the information as a material because it already disclosed that subscribe is reviewing about a billion hours of content per month. >> the live cameras are looking gorgeous. this is san jose showing you traffic is nice and light on the 1 01 and there is plenty of sunshine. we will be back. reservoirs' have seen a much needed increase in water level since last weekend storms. the reserves and a clear and prove significantly with the rain fall but levels are not exactly where they need to be. since last wednesday the santa clara with valley water district's as average storage in their tent reservoirs' increased from 74 to 91 percent of whe
would be cut saving the government money. private wealth advisor says it can make sense to get more bang for your donation buck. it would help charities this year, but people may be less generous in years to come. >> people who would like to donate some this year and potentially some next year may try to double up and donate more this year. >> but the uncertain financial future is also causing fear. >> and many people are afraid to make any move, so then there is paralysis because if you don't know what is coming and you try to stay as liquid as you can. we try to hold on to what we have. you are not as willing to donate or spend in general. >> st. anthony's is seeing this as well. >> some of the people who traditionally have given us end of year stock donations. we are seeing about half of those coming through. joy st. anthony's -- >> st. anthony's is optimistic their donors will come through. >> it is thr is a real sense of compassion. >> and he he say he says some wealthy people may donate less if it benefits them less. he thinks overall people donate because they want to help. the ta
to the federal government without raising rates. >> republicans want to increase the eligibility age for medicare lower a cost of living. president obama's plan raising taxes but medicare and social security will be largely spared. the budget cuts. we're getting an idea about possible long term impact tax increases voter as proved in proposition 30 could have on state economy. abc 7 news joins us live now with the story. nannette? >> well, higher taxes are not expected to be a major hit to the economy. if you're looking for a job it's hard to hear about a possible slow down in highering. governor brown got voters last month to approve proposition 30. a temporary income tax increase and a boos0qz the sales tax to save public schools. but a new anderson forecast called it a double edged sword because that will have a slight drag on the committee, slowing california growth. >> republicans have been saying that sometime. it change behaviors. it's dampening economic recovery. >> the forecast estimates payroll growth hovering between 1% and 2% in next two years. it predicts the rate will average 10.5%
of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain total for the day. next, the conditions you can expect tomorrow that will
told a group of ceos, he won't republicans inject the threat of a government default into the current negotiations. >> that is a bad strategy for america. it is a bad strategy for your businesses, and it is not a game that i will play. >> in spite of the rhetoric, president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak by phone today for the first time in days. neither side is revealing what they discussed. >>> on wall street, stocks ended mixed with a fiscal cliff. the dow industrials gained 82 points amid optimism about a deal in washington perhaps in the next week. the tech heavy nasdaq fell 22 led lower by apple. its shares were 6% lower. apple's largest loss in a year. apple shares lost $37 to close at 538 and change. still apple stock is up more than $100 since the start of the year. >>> meantime, citigroup announced plans to cut 11,000 jobs, or 4% of its workforce. the company says the cuts will save more than $1 billion a year. the bulk of the jobs are in global operations. it is unclear how many jobs will be lost here in the united states. >>> i already calculated your rain
as decisional revenue sources. >>> new this morning, campaign finance filing with the government show the cost of the 12 presidential race hit two billion dollars. 86 million raised by mitt romney in the final weeks of the campaign boosted the total over the record mark. [ unintelligible ] >>> controversy on the uc merced campus where student organization hosted a sex toy event. the group gets $66,000 each year from student fees. the sex toy seminar promoted on facebook critics argued it was a waste of money. the organizer says the event served an important purpose. >> a lot of things students don't know about toys safety measures they should take before hand. >> when it comes to funding the, c seems to ask for me. when money is -- money is spent on things like this maybe they are not thinking. >> university spokesperson says an administrator oversees the group and can prevent any programs considered inappropriate. >>> popular fashion retailer h & m is offering to recycle your old clothes beginning february, from any brand in any condition and give you vouchers for future h & m purchases, as m
alternative fuel projects which aims to make it easier for companies and governments to use alternative fuel. the grant will launch in february will continue over two year period. >> and 18 year-old man is behind bars this morning in redwood city after being arrested in connection with a shooting on highway 101. police have been shooting for eric valencia vargas since the the timber furtive shooting. he is suspected of shooting three people in a dodge charger as they drove south on highway 1019 ralston ave off ramp. according to believe he started the car either because of a road race or some sort of previous dispute. all three occupants of a barge chargers suffered minor injuries from the shooting. >> meanwhile a partisan contra costa county have arrested a 38 year-old homeless man in the strangling death of another man at a homeless camp in concord. officers say james riley was arrested on suspicion of homicide yesterday's after a fight left 47 year-old gerald nagle the dead at a homeless camp. authorities say it is unclear why the two men were fighting. rightly is currently being held at
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